Supply chain problems continue around the world. Everyday products of all kinds are in short supply, expensive, or both. Sellers are experiencing delays due to congested ports and container shortages.
Versatility is one of the major discussion points for selling vinyl disposable gloves. When you add exam-grade vinyl and synthetic hybrids to the conversation, the possibilities for use-cases expand even more.
If you’re working in a restaurant, you need protection for your hands. With eateries just reopening to indoor dining after a year-plus of coronavirus-induced shutdowns, hygiene is not a matter to be taken lightly. (Then there’s that whole cross-contamination thing, which also involves a lot of hand-washing.) Black synthetic vinyl is a great solution, especially for front-of-house wear.
The biggest vaccination campaign in history is under way. More than 535 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered across 141 countries, according to data collected by Bloomberg. The latest rate was roughly 14.5 million doses a day.
In the U.S., more Americans have received at least one dose than have tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began. To date, 143 million doses have been administered. In the last week, an average of 2.71 million doses a day were distributed, and at least 20 states have expanded vaccinations to all adults.
What standards apply to disposable exam-grade gloves? How do you know if the gloves you are wearing are safe? These are among the most frequent questions we get from distributors and end-users alike.
What is the difference between exam- and industrial-grade gloves?
Expressed as simply as possible: Exam- and industrial-grade gloves vary in quality, specifically in the number of manufacturing defects per batch of gloves. But there is a lot more nuance to it than one might think.
After nearly a year of ups and downs, the no-fun-at-all roller-coaster ride that is COVID-19 shows few signs of stabilizing in the immediate future.
For every bit of good news we get—newly reported COVID cases in the U.S. recently dropped below 100,000 for the first time this year, and hospitalizations have begun to decline—there are such developments as the more-contagious U.K. variant of the coronavirus predicted to spread rapidly in the U.S.
AMMEX disposable gloves will come in a different wrapper starting this month, but don’t fret: They will still be the same great gloves.
Those who purchase disposable gloves from AMMEX in the coming weeks may notice a new look and feel for all of our packaging. The reason for this redesign is three-fold: We are aligning our brands, simplifying packaging layouts, and making them more presentable.
Imports of disposable gloves are currently being impacted by major backups in Asia-U.S. trans-Pacific trade.
Shipping container volumes along these routes have reached their limit. Massive congestion in the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is forcing ocean carriers to cancel sailings—not because of lack of demand, but because ships are stuck awaiting berths.
With coronavirus infections steadily rising, 2021 is shaping up as another year of shortages for disposable gloves.
On Jan. 7, the United States reached another grim milestone in the COVID-19 saga, reporting more than 4,000 pandemic-related deaths in a single day. It was the third day in a row of record daily deaths in the U.S. from the disease, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
The new year has arrived, but conditions in the disposable glove market are pretty much the same. The best deal out there remains vinyl gloves.
2021 is in the house.
It brought with it, however, an unwelcome guest: disposable glove prices that are likely to go even higher.